Helping Support Our Charities

Welcome to the Insurance Institute of Guildford’s charity page. Here you will find information about the charities we are supporting for 2020, the types of fundraising events we hold and how the money raised can help support the work these charities do.

As a local insurance institute, we run a number of events during the year where we raise funds for our Charity partners. These include the Annual Golf Day, the Annual Dinner and other smaller scale events such as quiz’s & race nights. Fundraising events can be found on our Forthcoming Events page. Check back regularly to see the details of current events as well as information about those being organised, for the future! If you feel there are events that you would like to see more of, or if you would like to get involved in helping our fundraising efforts please contact us at guildfordinstitute@cii.co.uk.

If you or your business would like to sponsor an event and/or support these worthwhile causes by offering raffle prizes, please get in touch with guildfordinstitute@cii.co.uk.

The charities we are supporting are:

The Insurance Charities - Your Industry Charity

The Insurance Charities is the charity for the UK & Irish insurance industry, which has been providing support for current and former employees and their dependents since 1902.

Each year The Insurance Charities help hundreds of insurance employees and their families in times of need. They can help with one-off payments to finance essential items such as household repairs, washing machines and mobility aids. The charity also provides on-going financial help giving regular support where income is restricted or insufficient and give practical support to those with health, money and housing concerns. The charity awarded over £1.7 million in 2019 and from a Guildford Insurance Institute perspective, in 2018/2019 The Insurance Charities provided charitable payments & loans of £4,200 to people in need within your local area.

Watch this short video which gives an insight into what the Insurance Charities can do.

To get in contact with The Insurance Charities email info@theinsurancecharities.org.uk or call 020 7606 3763 or you can contact them through their website www.theinsurancecharities.org.uk.

The Jigsaw Trust

Jigsaw Trust is a UK registered Surrey based charity committed to raising awareness of autism and to providing specialist services for children and adults with autism. Jigsaw supports people to learn key life skills, enhance their well-being, and build independence. You can find out more about the great work that Jigsaw do here.

As with the previous two past President’s, our current president has chosen to continue to support Jigsaw Trust for a third year. Mark outlined in his president message that “Having visited their base, at Dunsfold Aerodrome, and witnessed the amazing work they do for those with autism from the ages of 4 to 19 along with their families, our support is going to be needed even more in the year to come”.

Want to know more about Autism? Visit the page below:

https://jigsawtrust.co.uk/the-charity/autism/

Any donations made can help:

  • Pay for a gardening session for a group of children or adults living with autism

  • Pay for electronic communication equipment that can enable non-verbal or non-vocal individual to interact with people around them

  • Maintain the running of Jigsaw’s life skills centre; providing individuals with autism a safe environment to enhance their independence.